Author: Nadia von Maltzahn


AUB Etel Adnan Symposium

FEBRUARY 23–24, 2023 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT, IFI AUDITORIUM (BASILE ANTOINE MEGUERDICHE CONFERENCE HALL) In homage to Etel Adnan (1925–2021), this symposium brings together academic research with personal testimonies and cultural practices to explore her life and work across countries, languages, and exiles. Born in Beirut to a Greek...


Gespräch im Rahmen der Etel Adnan Ausstellung in München

“BEIRUT KLEBT AN MIR WIE HEISSES WACHS” Arbeits- und Sehnsuchtsorte im Werk der Künstlerin Etel Adnan Wann:Di, 10. Januar 2023, 18.30–19.30 Uhr Treffpunkt:Institut français, Kaulbachstr. 13, 80539 München Gespräch zwischen Nadia von Maltzahn (Orient-Institut Beirut) und Burcu Dogramaci (Kunstgeschichte, LMU...


LAWHA at DOT2022 in Berlin

The LAWHA Team is participating with two interventions at the Deutscher Orientalistentag in Berlin this September PANEL: CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURES IN LEBANON’S ART WORLD When: Tuesday, 13 September, 9-11amWhere: FU Berlin, Rost-und Silberlaube, Room Bangkok (JK 27/106) Lebanon is regularly portrayed...


LAWHA’s Flavia Malusardi at the global dis:connect summer school

From 2 to 5 August 2022, LAWHA’s doctoral researcher Flavia Malusardi participated at the international summer school Postcolonial interruptions? Decolonisation and global dis:connectivity, organised by the Kate Hamburger Research Centre global dis:connect of the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.  The school explored how...


Book Review of Zeina Maasri: Cosmopolitan Radicalism

Nadia von Maltzahn: Rezension zu: Maasri, Zeina:  Cosmopolitan Radicalism. The Visual Politics of Beirut’s Global Sixties. Cambridge 2020:  ISBN 978-1-108-48771-9, In: H-Soz-Kult, 12.07.2022, <>. At a moment when Lebanon is once again finding itself in deep crisis, maybe its most existential yet, it is easy to fall into...

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